29 May 2023
Bacteria are vital for the diversity and survival of insects
Insects heavily rely on bacteria for essential nutrients that are lacking in their diet. This has allowed insects to access a wide variety of food, leading to remarkable species di...
29 May 2023
Microorganisms' climate adaptation can slow down global warming
A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the ability of microorganisms to adapt to climate warming will slow down global warming by storing carbon in soil.
9 May 2023
The bat's ability to convert energy into muscle power is affected by flight speed
Small bats are bad at converting energy into muscle power. Surprisingly, a new study led by Lund University reveals that this ability increases the faster they fly.
26 Apr 2023
Scientists discover rare element in exoplanet’s atmosphere
The rare metal terbium has been found in an exoplanet’s atmosphere for the first time. The researchers at Lund University in Sweden have also developed a new method for analyzing e...
24 Apr 2023
Algae in Swedish lakes provide insights to how complex life on Earth developed
By studying green algae in Swedish lakes, a research team, led by Lund University in Sweden, has succeeded in identifying which environmental conditions promote multicellularity. T...
19 Apr 2023
Bird feeding helps small birds fight infection
Seeds and fat balls do more than just fill small birds’ stomachs. New research from Lund University in Sweden shows that feeding during the wintertime causes birds to be healthier,...
3 Apr 2023
Chemist receives prestigious grant from the European Research Council
Sara Linse, Professor of Biochemistry and Structural Biology, has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant worth 2.5 million euro.
3 Apr 2023
Migratory birds take breaks to boost their immune system
Exercising too much and not getting enough rest is bad for your health. A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that the same is true for migratory birds. They need to res...
23 Mar 2023
New climate report: "Near-term action is crucial"
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a synthesis report summarizing the reports of recent years. Markku Rummukainen, Sweden's contact person for t...
7 Mar 2023
Earlier take-off could lead to fewer bumblebees and less pollination
With the arrival of spring, bumblebee queens take their first wing beat of the season and set out to find new nesting sites. But they are flying earlier in the year, as a result of...